Shandong's inky heart

2013-09-03 02:21:58

Writers from Shandong province, where Confucius was born, brought the freshness of the seacoast to the 2013 Beijing International Book Fair that wrapped up on Sunday.

Top novelist makes debut in English

2013-09-03 02:12:40

English-language editions of two entertaining and insightful novels written by one of China's most accomplished novelists, the late Lao She, will soon be on bookshelves around the country.

Tough lessons

2013-09-02 16:10:46

Zhang Xianyuan says much has changed in the 10 years since he arrived as the only teacher in the three adobe structures that served as Dachai Primary School in Gansu province's Dongxiang autonomous county.

A radical step across continents

2013-09-02 16:10:46

Former US president Franklin Delano Roosevelt said: "A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted in the air."

World's first aircraft carrier wedding show

2013-09-02 15:30:43

The "Love of Sailing" wedding show was staged in Tianjin Binhai New Area on Friday, marking the first event of its kind on an aircraft carrier.

Cosplay hits Tianjin cultural fair

2013-09-02 10:06:52

The first "Manshen Cup" cosplay contest kicked off on August 29, as part of the Tianjin Binhai cultural and creative industry fair held from August 29 to September 2 in Tianjin.

Raymond Zhou: Montreal Journal, August 31

2013-09-02 01:47:33

A character in the movie, a middle-aged man, was dating a young Chinese woman and, being a social democrat, he burst into a eulogy for China’s "cultural revolution".

Geek girls, a man's world

2013-09-01 08:07:40

Chu Yanli's boyfriend again suggested she quit her software engineering job three months after they started dating. It was 4 am on a weekday in April, and Chu had just gotten home from work. She'd spent the past 18 hours glued to her office computer, trying to fix a programming glitch on Alipay, China's leading online payment service.

Roaming hospitality

2013-08-31 08:17:56

Two hours from Beijing, there is a totally different culture at play, where ethnic characteristics color local customs and visitors are surprised at every turn. Pauline D. Loh reports from Hohhot and the Xar Moron Grassland.

Capturing a new land

2013-08-30 13:04:35

Determined to portray the reality of Africa, a group of Chinese who have made the continent their home are recording life there with their cameras.

'The Future is in our hands'

2013-08-30 13:04:35

"China is the safest, best regulated of countries for a traveler. A man may go by himself on a nine-month journey, carrying with him a large sum of money, without fear "

Scaling up

2013-08-30 10:02:58

When their Beijing contracts expired, architects Karin Hepp and Andi Thomczyk had the option of returning home to Europe, to take up offers of secure and well-paid jobs.